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    gerbil eating poop

    I know it is ok for hamsters to eat dropping because that means they never used up all the nutrients. Is it the same with gerbils? My male gerbil *jade* eats his and Sages droppings.
    Rainbowbridge- Tikeya 'forever loved'
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    Don't own a gerbil so I don't know anything about that. My rats don't eat their poop, but my guinea pig ate his poop 24/7- it's good nutrition.


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    I wouldn't worry to much, I am sure that it is perfectly safe.

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